Viola and cello entwine closely in the first double song of Wolfgang Rihm. Orchestral voices intertwine, entwine the two. Only the drums call for war and finally let the piece go down in machine gun salvos. Rihm wrote it in 1980, according to his own statement, “out of a pitiful, trembling uncertainty” in the swelling “war clamor” for the First Gulf War. Such political and social references are rare in the work of a composer who sees music essentially
BBC celebrates concert for Queen with numerous stars
“Queen”, Alicia Keys and David Beckham should be there: The BBC celebrates the Queen’s jubilee with a “platinum concert”. In addition to entertainment, global issues are also on the program.
With numerous stars from music, film and sport, the BBC is celebrating the 70th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth
It is to a “Lovers of Paname” that the RATP pays tribute this Wednesday, May 11. On the occasion of Renaud’s 70th birthday, “a dozen artists accredited “Musicians of the metro” will resonate in the corridors of 6 stations with his most popular songs”, indicates a press release from the RATP. And, concretely, how will it happen?
Five groups will perform the great hits of the angry singer from 9 a.m. until the collective grand finale at 3 p.m., Saint-Lazare
Renaud is not done with music. As he celebrates his 70th birthday on May 11, the singer returns on Friday with a new album, this time made up of covers. Entitled metiche notably covers songs by Georges Moustaki, Georges Brassens and Serge Reggiani, like If you buy me a drinkthe first single released last month.
An album that the artist should not present on stage, reports AFP. The reason ? Its damaged tone. “I had too much trouble
70th Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II
The first campaign tree is planted in Berlin
After more than a million new trees in the United Kingdom for the Queen’s throne jubilee, the campaign will also start in Berlin in May
Queen Elizabeth II (96) celebrates her 70th throne anniversary this year. Many trees are now being planted in her honor in Germany. This
A queen, THE queen, in a word: Elizabeth II, who has been in office for exactly 70 years on Sunday, wants her daughter-in-law Camilla to have the title of queen, more precisely queen consort. That’s what it says in a statement. Actually a matter of course for the wife of a British king. But for years, Camilla was considered the reason for
Criticism of the monarchy, a stranger in the royal bedchamber, family crises – there hardly seems to be anything that could really upset Queen Elizabeth II. Sit out and keep your composure is her
Queen Elizabeth II
Before Sandringham’s 70th Jubilee
Queen Elizabeth II has left Windsor Castle and flown to Sandringham. There she is to spend her 70th anniversary of the throne.
Queen Elizabeth II (95) has been on the throne since February 6, 1952. She is to spend her 70th jubilee on the throne at her estate in Sandringham. According to the US magazine “People” the monarch left Windsor Castle this Sunday (January 23)
Dear Uli Hoeneß,
On Wednesday you will celebrate your 70th birthday, you will probably spend it in your house on Tegernsee in the smallest group, the big party follows in summer. But maybe you’re going to fire up the grill now, as it’s pre-spring in the foothills of the Alps, including melting snow and ice.
These little Nürnbergerle from your company would fit well on the grill, your son Florian, managing director of your Nuremberg bratwurst factory, could bring some
A few weeks ago, Mike Krüger announced his departure from show business. The entertainer can look back on an impressive comedy career. The stupid bard celebrates his 70th birthday on Tuesday.
After more than 40 years of comedy business, Mike Krüger recently announced the end of his career. A peaceful retirement is the order of the day, his wife above all deserves it, he explained.
And he deserves it himself too. He will be 70 years old on December 14th.
“What really counts,” writes conductor Kent Nagano, is so important to him that he has now turned it into a book, “10 Lessons of my Life”. The American, descendant of Japanese immigrants, recalls episodes with people that had a deeper effect on him. Nagano describes encounters with the Icelandic singer Björk, with Pierre Boulez and the pianist Alfred Brendel, with Leonard Bernstein (“How I learned that there are no definitive answers”) and Frank Zappa (“How I learned that true artists
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The Swiss Lara Gut-Behrami and Mikaela Shiffrin fought an exciting duel in the giant slalom in Sölden. Only two hundredths separated the two in the first round – and they also fought an exciting fight in the final. After all, Marlene Schmotz achieved a third place on the grid for the DSV in the coming races.
What a start: In both runs, the mountain panorama around the Rettenbachferner presented itself in bright sunshine – ideal conditions
When Christoph Marthaler received the International Ibsen Prize in Oslo in 2018, which is something like the Nobel Prize for Theater, he was felt to be more accessible and talkative than ever. In a good mood, as you can be when you have just received a check for 260,000 euros from the Norwegian state, the otherwise shy Swiss director gave an insight into his work during an artist talk – and then performed a furious flute solo. Just like back
The writer Martin Mosebach, who celebrates his 70th birthday on July 31, has not lacked insightful encouragement. The list of his lobbies is so heterogeneous that even skeptics should be curious. Robert Gernhardt, Brigitte Kronauer, Eckhard Henscheid, Navid Kermani, Michael Maar: If you have such admirers, you may not even need big prizes, which Mosebach did, however, including the Büchner Prize.
But this solid fame contrasts with unmistakable reserves in professional literary criticism. To this day, Mosebach has never remained
When the rain comes, it’s time for summer theater. No peasant rule, old theater law. The audience at the Bad Hersfeld Festival know that, of course, and at 13 degrees they are appropriately equipped with winter coats and blankets, it gets really cold
It has been 70 years since the Austrian Johannes Klein took over as director of the Bad Hersfeld Festival, which was founded on the model of the Salzburg Festival. It quickly became the state’s summer theater, almost